from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act of one who bats.
- noun Cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber wadded into rolls or sheets, used for stuffing furniture and mattresses and for lining quilts.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act or process of washing or smoothing linen with a bat.
- noun The process of beating raw cotton with hazel-or holly-twigs, on a frame made of cords, for the purpose of opening the matted locks, or of beating out impurities.
- noun Cotton or wool prepared in thick but light matted sheets for quilts or bed-covers, the quilting of garments, etc. Also called bat, batts.
- noun The act or manner of using a bat in a game of ball: as, their batting was good.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of one who bats; the management of a bat in playing games of ball.
- noun Cotton in sheets, prepared for use in making quilts, etc..
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun sewing
cotton, wool, silkor synthetic materialused to stuffthe insideof a mattress, quiltetc
- noun special cotton for
- noun the act of someone who
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
- noun stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
But resuming on 456-3, with the pitch flat, a man with a Test century to his name batting at nine and the Indian attack looking like a contradiction in terms, we could genuinely be looking at an England total in excess of 700.
All-Star Twins catcher Joe Mauer led the league in batting average (.365) and set career highs in home runs (28) and RBI (96).
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said his team was proficient in batting and the pitchers stepped up when it mattered.
Casey Kotchman has been signed to play first base and provide an upgrade in batting average, though not in power over departed Russell Branyan.
Discounting 2007, when Kennedy missed more than a month on the disabled list, Kennedy set career-lows in batting average (.250), on-base percentage (.322) and slugging percentage (.329).
Something of a rough diamond, Violent was always an innovator in batting technique.
Oh yeah, people writing about other factors explaining the explosion in batting power numbers need to explain how those factors have been removed in the last few years.
Discounting 2007, when Kennedy missed more than a month on the disabled list, Kennedy set career-lows in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
Albert Pujols, who leads the majors with 31 homers and 83 RBI and is third in batting average (.332), can become the first player since Hank Aaron in 1957 to lead his league in the Triple Crown categories at the All-Star break.
In fact their offense leads the league in batting average and they are second behind the Yankees in runs scored.